- Facebook clarifies on disrupting #ResignModi
- Said- not at the behest of the government, we had closed by mistake
- People were demanding social media PM’s resignation over Corona crisis
The controversy has increased when social media company Facebook has disrupted the ‘hashtag resinemodi’. Restoring the hashtag hours after stopping it, the company said it had taken this step by mistake. In fact, Facebook is demanding the Prime Minister’s resignation with criticism from the government over how to deal with the Kovid-19 epidemic.
On Wednesday, the company clarified its move to disrupt the
Accidentally closed this hashtag: Facebook
A Facebook spokesperson said in a statement on Thursday, ‘We mistakenly shut down this hashtag and not the Indian government asked us to do so. We have restored it. ‘ According to reports, Facebook has blocked the hashtag for hours demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
If users were looking for this hashtag, the message was coming that ‘temporarily access has been blocked because some of the content in the post is contrary to our community standards’. Facebook has been periodically disrupting hashtags and posts for various reasons. Some are removed individually while some are automatically interrupted.
The issue of disrupting the hashtag regime Modi came before the last phase of the West Bengal assembly elections. The Modi government is facing criticism from the national and international media for the way it dealt with the Kovid-19 epidemic.
On Thursday, the number of cases of Kovid-19 in the country has reached 1.80 crore. The Independent Research Project Lumen Database was quoted as saying that more than 50 posts, including posts from MPs, MLAs and filmmakers, have been removed from social media at the request of the government. Government sources said social media forums have been asked to remove the posts to prevent any hurdles arising in fighting the corona virus epidemic and to maintain law and order.